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Biggers endorses Myrick

Seventeen past and present mayors of towns in Rep. Sue Myrick’s district have endorsed her candidacy, including Mint Hill Mayor Ted Biggers. Here’s the full list: […]

By |October 30th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

UFO sighted last night in Mint Hill area?

Notice anything unusual in the skies last night? A man from Mint Hill thinks he saw a UFO. The man didn’t leave his name, but he did leave this report on

But below Orion’s belt (or what I think is Orion) I saw a small cluster of stars. It looked pretty, but I couldn’t say I saw that ever before. I thought it must be some constellation I didn’t know. But it was about 5-7 stars in a group. I decided to watch in for a few moments when I noticed that the stars were moving. The group of stars moved as a whole across the night sky. They seemed very far away and difficult to be certain at first, but they moved as a group in different directions. […]

By |October 29th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mint Hill natives: Who is in this photograph?


Richard Holtzclaw came by the office this afternoon with a picture he took from the1950s or 1960s. It’s of a young woman in a beauty contest who is representing Mint Hill. Holtzclaw, an amateur photographer for many decades, can’t remember taking the photo but would like the person in the photo or a relative to […]

By |October 28th, 2008|History|1 Comment

Charlotte area home sales down

The Charlotte Business Journal reports Charlotte area home sales are down a whopping 27 percent from September 2007.

Existing-home sales in the Charlotte market fell 27 percent last month to 2,239 from 3,067 in September 2007, according to the N.C. Association of Realtors.The average sales price dropped 9 percent to $214,927 from a year earlier.Statewide, existing-home […]

By |October 27th, 2008|Real Estate|1 Comment

MHAA softball gears up for tournament

This was submitted to us by Patrick Kent. Is it any surprise Mint Hill softball is again the class of the area?

The Char-Meck Girls Softball will be having its softball championships for the fall season, Thursday evening at South Charlotte Middle School on Strawberry Lane. The 8U and 10U will play at 6 pm and […]

By |October 27th, 2008|MHAA|0 Comments

NASCAR loves Sue Myrick

It’s ironic that those who make left turns for a living are supporting the right leaning Sue Myrick. From the Myrick camp: Myrick Endorsed by NASCAR Leaders

(Charlotte NC)– Congresswoman Sue Myrick was endorsed today by NASCAR leaders Rick Hendrick, Jack Roush, Felix Sabates and Marcus Smith. […]

By |October 27th, 2008|Politics 2008|1 Comment